indicating opposition or resistance
antagonistic, antipathetic, antipathetical(adj)
characterized by antagonism or antipathy
"slaves antagonistic to their masters"; "antipathetic factions within the party"
arousing animosity or hostility
"his antagonistic brusqueness"; "Europe was antagonistic to the Unites States"
used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
incapable of harmonious association
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accessible, affable, affectionate, amicable, brotherly, companionable, complaisant, cordial, favorable, fond, friendly, genial, hearty, kind, kindly, loving, neighborly, sociable, social, tender, well-disposed
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Although the Atlantic alliance has weathered many crises over its lifetime, I now am concerned that the alliance will not survive Donald Trump, because he isn't arguing with allies about policy. He's questioning the fundamental value of NATO to the United States. This antagonistic approach is generating an unprecedented debate in Europe and in Canada about whether the United States should be treated as friend or foe.
One cannot always consider, Tit for Tat, in an ugly and antagonistic sense since mutual Sex and Kissing, in whatever way, outline Tit for Tat automatically as well; however, in a sweet notion.
To put deadlines might not be the best idea, this would for me mean that we would be in a very ... antagonistic relationship where basically one side would be resisting and then I as DG would need to be putting deadlines.
It seems a little more antagonistic, so that part has changed a little bit, but it's not like this was' Leave it to Beaver,'' Mayberry R.F.D.,'' The Donna Reed Show,' it was never a Pollyanna, Mary Poppins place. It was always rough and tumble politics.
Trade talks have finished without an agreement, of course, it doesn't help that almost as a prelude to the conversation you get tweets that are quite antagonistic.
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